Advisor

Academic Advisory Positions

Dan is an active advisory board member of the Interaction Design Foundation an open web publishing resource available to the global UX community.  This website is the definitive technical reference site authored by the world’s leading experts in every facet of interaction design.  Millions of teachers, students and practicing professionals use this web resource every month. Interaction-design.org is particularly important in raising the level of design practice in emerging economies where the traditional book-publishing model is too expensive to effectively disseminate such critical information.

Dan is also on the advisory board of the UC Irvine Masters in Interaction Design (MSID) program where he contributes along with the other board members regarding the program structure and content.

Dan was also a founding member of the editorial advisory board for the ACM Networker Magazine along with Don Norman, Jacob Nielsen, Gordon Bell and Bran Farran.  In addition Dan was the advisory board member for Eastman Kodak to MCC for the HCI program from 1985-1988.   MCC was the multi-industry consortium building the American 5th generation (AI) computer.

Industry Advisory Positions

Dan is an advisor to the following startups:

Recent Posts

Aug. 5, 2020 – Dan delivered the Keynote talk at the DMI: Academic Design Management Conference today.  He spoke about the theory and practice of Semantic IxD as elaborated in his new book UX MAGIC. The DMI: Review published an article by Dan that accompanies this keynote talk in issue 32:1.

Feb. 14, 2020 – Dan gave an invited guest lecture at the CMU HCI Institute’s spring seminar series.

Jan. 10, 2020 – Dan officially published UX MAGIC his new design textbook.  A webinar sponsored by the Interaction Design Foundation took place on Jan. 15th.  A Medium article titled The Magic of Semantic IxD summarizing the book appeared the following day.

October 29, 2019 –  Dan was the invited speaker for the Product Design Technical Interest Group at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society annual meeting in Seattle.

Sept. 15, 2019 – Dan gave a keynote at the DMI Leadership Conference (Boston) on UX Strategy Mega-trends.

Dan received the 2019 ACM SigCHI Lifetime Practice award.  The ceremony took place at the Chi2019 conference held in Glasgow Scotland.  He gave his invited talk on “The Business of UX” to a large audience the following day.  Watch the recording on the SigCHI YouTube channel

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